If you have all the fixings for tacos, but are in the mood for comfort food this Cheesy Taco Lasagna recipe is the best of both worlds. You get all the iconic flavor from savory taco meat and tortillas, but they’re all baked into a crowd-pleasing casserole recipe.
This delicious dinner idea is perfect for a weeknight dinner or to bring along to a potluck. If you’re serving a big group, it can save you from a lot of mess because instead of everyone making their own tacos, it’s all baked into one casserole dish to scoop up into filling servings. Plus, the surprising but familiar dish gets eaten fast!
- 1 package of taco size flour tortillas (about 12 tortillas needed for this recipe)
- 1 1/2 lbs. of ground beef
- 1 packet of taco seasoning
- 2 cups Pico de Gallo
- 2 cups heavy cream
- 3 cups shredded Mexican cheese, divided
- 4 tablespoons butter
- Sour cream & chopped green onions for toppings (optional)
How To Make Cheesy Taco Lasagna
Preheat oven to 400º and grease a 9×11 baking dish. Brown hamburger, drain the grease.
Add taco seasoning packet to meat according to directions on the packet. Melt butter in a separate pot over medium-low heat.
Add heavy cream, stirring gently mix with a whisk. Stir in 2 cups shredded cheese until melted.
Cut tortillas in half and line the baking dish. To assemble the lasagna, layer 1/3 of the taco meat over the tortillas, followed by 1/3 of the cheese mixture. Sprinkle pico de gallo over cheese and repeat two more times.
Sprinkle the remaining 1 cup of shredded cheese on top and bake for 20 minutes.